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Happy Halloween 2017

The Halloween history The origin of Halloween is discussed to be Gaelic with the Samhain festival, a Celtic harvest festival or that it was Christianized as Halloween or was a Christian holiday already for ages separate of the Samhain festival. What is known is that the word 'Halloween' is from Christian origin and dates back… Continue reading Happy Halloween 2017

Art, Culture

The Road to Van Eyck

Back in January 2013 I visited the museum Boijmans van Beuningen, located in Rotterdam. It is a beautiful museum with different exhibitions. They've got now a Design Collection that will beΒ exhibited till the end of 2014. This blog post was back in May 2013 written on my own Google Sites and Blogger.com website and is… Continue reading The Road to Van Eyck

Art, Culture, Travel

Edinburgh Saturday

This blog post is a sequel to the series 'The Recap of the Day - Edinburgh 2017'.How my first day - friday - has been, you can read here --> Edinburgh Travel. The morning Halfway the morning, a bit later than I expected, I woke up and realised: today my first full day in Edinburgh! Yesterday… Continue reading Edinburgh Saturday

Art, Travel

The city Rotterdam in four seasons

This weekend I discovered this beautiful video about Rotterdam, shown in all four seasons throughout the past year. It is a video shot in a time- and hyperlapse by Koen Samson. Have you visited Rotterdam in one of the four seasons? https://vimeo.com/192593280 Vimeo description: Rotterdam in four seasons from koen samsonΒ |Β 1 week ago Views 53K… Continue reading The city Rotterdam in four seasons

Art, Travel

Chagall

Halfway the month of June I made a little trip to the city of Brussels in Belgium. In the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium was the temporary exhibition of the artist Marc Chagall. More than 200 works, lend from other musea or private collectioners, were present at the exhibition.The exhibition (from 28-02-2015 -… Continue reading Chagall

Art

Walking home

In the city I'm living, Rotterdam, I walk and cycle a lot. Sometimes partly guided by the public transport like the tram, the metro or the bus. Or by bikeshops. Just to take a look through the window and search with my eyes for the little hidden beauty of cycling kits, accessories, bikes and so… Continue reading Walking home